The Quick and Dirty of Shopping “Green”

Sara Grochowski Do It Green! Minnesota Every choice consumers make, regardless of scale, impacts the environment. However, the buying process can be overwhelming, and it is best to start with the basics. Some important tips to remember are: • Avoid excess packaging• Buy products in recyclable containers• Buy reusable and …

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Buy Green but Beware of Greenwashing

Rachel Maloney Green is much more than a shade of healthy grass these days. The buzzword describes everything from hotels to gasoline. Like the widespread use of the word “organic” prior to USDA regulation, products labeled or referred to as “green” may not represent an item that is truly safe …

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Other Resources to Get Your Hands On

Ami Voeltz The Twin Cities Green Guide The Twin Cities Green Guide covers many issues dealing with “green” living, sustainability and healthy communities. We feel we have covered all the important topics that are connected with these issues. In some cases, we only had enough space to introduce the issue. …

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